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to supervisor chu and started working with her office to determine whether or not this proposed new use, the vocal point insurance agency would be in compliance with the new neighborhood commercial district. and after communicating with them and meeting with them, i was not in on those meetings for the most part of those communications, but it was from the office and her assistant, that this is not the type of use that could be put into this space in the neighborhood district without a conditional use application and approval. it is not what is considered an active use under the new neighborhood commercial district rules and the purpose of the new neighborhood commercial districts and there were four of them found it out in the sunset was to create active storefronts with people coming in and out and the foot traffic that would in turn lead to more business for the surroundings area. and so, the supervisor office actually made to the planning department about the new use when we finally learned what it was. because that complaint went to the planning department to the supervisor office
into view to see that the funds are used wisely. the case from the attorneys and the support staff prosecuting violence in this city are are you able so long as they stay hi high. those kinds loads are we hope short time. i think the peculiar the finance committee did in making the changes necessary to appropriate the amount to the district attorney's office during the budget and finance committee was priority because based on the need what was being recommended to us is appropriate. as well as the information that is of the appropriation going to the status of women was carefully vetted and discussed and i am comfortable in moving this item forward and looking forward to moving another project forward that talks about the additional appropriation and i wait for this this to be returned to the board and supervisor yee >> thank you. i also want to thank the community for actually help with this issue. and i guess one of the comments i want to make and i'll be sporting as it is sent back to committee. as i'm listening i understand the statute of woman support is necessary but what
recommended to us is appropriate. as well as the information that is of the appropriation going to the status of women was carefully vetted and discussed and i am comfortable in moving this item forward and looking forward to moving another project forward that talks about the additional appropriation and i wait for this this to be returned to the board and supervisor yee >> thank you. i also want to thank the community for actually help with this issue. and i guess one of the comments i want to make and i'll be sporting as it is sent back to committee. as i'm listening i understand the statute of woman support is necessary but what i feel has been silent in this and something for us to think about it's not just about legal services that we need to be concerned about. i was on the board several years and i saw domestic violence and even the organizations that deal with children particularly there is no resources were a lot of times the people's were caught in the middle of the two parties. so as we move forward we need to provide some resources for those types of services and supported the
support the underlying speak up i supplemental that is before us today that cute of the budget committee today but i think it should go back to the budget economy. it was such a short time we have to spend the fund i have no doubt there are community needs but i'd like to see an overall plan by which we're helping victims of domestic violence. the one thing i am excite about we'll be able to develop an overall plan. but shelter transition housing are the basic needs that families need once they flee a violent situation. i meet many women and children that are swaip violence and they're in a single room and, of course, our homeless shelter system. i'm also very supportive of having that situation and talking about what the appropriate budget process is in june. so that we know that money we're putting forward is going toward a broader goal >> spiefr wiener. >> thank you mr. president. i support the supplemental and i'm speaking because actually, i don't wag the cut that was made by the budget committee i think it's a mistake. i am glad we're helping victims of domestic violence and i do
to be the leader in bicycling use >> thank you supervisor mar. i want to assure that the streets will save for all san franciscans especially for those who are on bicycle >> and this weekend i made my bicycle trip on the market south neighborhoods and i wanted to know first hand the use of bicycles in our cities. the capital improvement program represents all modes of travel in our city. so to look at just san francisco as a whole won't tell the whole story. recently, we applied for bicycles plans with the transportation authority. those 3 projects alone show improvements including millions of dollars in our bicycle network. i understand we applied for another million dollars for our city. those put together total millions of dollars in improvements and alternative the maintenance mount is projecting that their 5 year bicycling plan will increase of about 1 hundred and 18 percent. as you noted we have drafted the bicycle strategy and we know the improvement that are required to make san francisco a major city for bicycling identified in this strategy. lately i annunciated in my city address along
the supplemental chu and the rest of us is proposing is really in line with the family dealing with violence if our communities. i'm grateful for this balanced approach. the budget and analysts offices recommended that i feel like adding this money to communities legal services makes a lot of since. money will go to legal outreach and other number of community based community providers. other programs are critical but this is a balanced way to approach this and money will go to immigrant and others who are victims of domestic violence. you want to thank supervisor cohen for making this happen >> thank you very much mr. president. i first want to thank the folks who had worked on this issue. i think we've seen part of this has to do with the d b.a. community making folks feeling safe from domestic violence. for many folks in this situation is hard for people to do. i will be supporting the underlying principle. it's no sprieps i'm not supportive of some of those programs but it's very important that we send a message to the community that i am against the domestic violence. i think that no matter w
of this special district use legislation. very briefly i did want to state that the sud is contingent on the lease negotiations that the mta is conducting with the owner of 1741 powell. the negotiations are going. our requested for a continuance of one week. >> president fong: additional public comment on the two items proposed for continuance? >>: my name is richard hamlin longtime resident of north beach. i want this project very much. extraction down at the pagoda and perhaps someday having a station there. >>: -- we submitted a legal letter to the planning commission. -- opposes and objects to the extraction at the pagoda and zoning map amendment and special use district on the grounds of this project is obviously very different from the original project that was approved in the eir by example the geotechnical engineers letter included in the package points out the very high water table and the de-watering and pressure on adjacent buildings not evaluated on a previous eir. also,-- >>: this public comment is only to the continuance itself. >>: should i make comments during the g
bond that those of us who love animals and those who love dogs especially have. i think by that measure in terms of the quality of your soul, given how you treat and talk about bertie, i think that that makes you an amazing person. and i wish you the very best in your new endeavors, but i know that you're still going to be here. i appreciate the fact that you, as you indicated, you're going to make sure that district 9 gets more resources in your new job, which i appreciate. and i look forward to working with you. and, of course, you know, one of the things that i think it's an illustration of the kind of person you are, the kind of supervisor you are is that as you leave, you leave behind not only the work, but you also leave in place someone that you have mentored and someone that you have helped, and that's i think a very important testament of your leadership. the fact that you're passing it on and i look forward to working with supervisor tang as she goes on board, but the fact that she is there is another testament to your leadership. thank you. >> supervisor avalos. >> supervisor
. >> item 24 was referred from the land use economic development committee without recommendation. resolution granting revocable permission to aquilina family 2001 revocable trust to occupy a portion of the public right-of-way to remove and reconstruct a portion of a city-owned and maintained retaining wall to construct a concrete driveway ramp, with accessible transition slopes to conform to the existing sidewalk grade, that will provide vehicular access to a proposed new residence with a garage at 54 peralta avenue. >> colleagues, this is from public works. i'd like to acknowledge the district supervisor, supervisor campos. >> thank you, mr. president. colleagues, i want to say today we have been working with not only the parties, but also the residents in trying to resolve some of the issues here and so with that in mind i here by move for a two week continuance to march 12. >> supervisor campos has asked for a two week continuance. is there a second to that? seconded by supervisor avalos. colleagues, any objection, with a motion to continue? this item will be continued to two
that while they could directly administer the different garages, that we have in front of us, they consider the fact that the added oversight and community relations provided by these organizations are in the best interest of the garage and the city. i think and heard and believe that many of you have heard from the leadership of the union square community about the impact that this organization has had in union square within a part of town that sees some of the most densely traveled and densely parking situations that we have in the city. so, with that, colleagues, ask for your support for this and we will proceed. >> great. i assume, colleagues, that we need a roll call on this. we can have a roll call, madam chair. >> on item 16, supervisor cohen? cohen aye. supervisor farrell? farrell aye. supervisor kim? kim aye. supervisor mar? mar aye. supervisor wiener? wiener aye. supervisor yee? yee aye. supervisor avalos? avalos no. supervisor breed? breed aye. supervisor campos? campos aye. president chiu? chiu aye. supervisor chu? chu no. there are 9 ayes and 2 no's. >> the resolution is adopte
government and to the feds for your proper use of that. the president of the ndaa is accountable to nobody. he's already been accountable to the voters and that's it. the constitution provides that understood -- the founders understood it is in the state interest to kill somebody and they have in the constitution a provision called a bill of mark, marqe. i congratulate you and i hope you will urge the congress and the president to use their proper constitutional powers and have the killing done by congress where at least there is some accountability. thank you. (applause) >> thank you. thank you. next speaker. >>> good afternoon, supervisors. my name is john [speaker not understood] and i represent an african university and kenya school of law. i also am interested in talking about mohammed ibrahim award for 2013 and 2014. i currently reside at providence church at 1601 mc kinnon and previously resided at 5 47 haight street in san francisco. there is an interesting program that's being commended by bevan dufty. our city has secured a million dollars in state funding to expand and improve o
that some of us will be glad that we won't have a regular mcdonald's patron in our midst. [laughter] >> i think that we will miss the fact that -- well, actually i'm not sure we'll all miss the fact that carmen rarely breaks with her modern colleagues, except on the critical issue of cat de-clawing. oh, you remember that. i think many of us will miss the fact that she has been so hard working that we were all surprised that today she didn't submit any new legislative proposals and at the last minute she asked me four tough questions about the ndaa which i appreciated. and i will just say for me, one thing i'm not going to miss as you leave is that no one is going to wonder after today if i have a sister on the board of supervisors. [laughter] >> but to just wrap it up, carmen, thank you for your service. you have been a tremendous colleague. we all look forward to working with you and serving with you as co-elected officials and we wish you all the very, very best. thank you. and with that, does anyone else have any words you'd like to say? supervisor farrell. >> thank you, president chiu
, allow our military to arrest and detain american citizens on u.s. soil without a warrant or due process. this would repeat the forced incarceration of the 1940s of 120,000 japanese americans who spent years in interment camps without notices of charges, right to an attorney, or right to a trial. from my perspective and the perspective of many constitutional scholars, these indefinite detention provisions violate fundamental american legal principles of the presumption of innocence, our fifth amendment right to due process, the sixth amendment right to fair trial, the eighth amendment prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment, and these provisions would allow activists and journalists to be detained for exercising their first amendment rights to free speech. i want to take a moment and thank the large coalition that has come together to ask us to support this. there are dozens of organizations in the city including the bill of rights defense committee, the coalition for safe san francisco, the asian law caucus, the labor council, the san francisco 99% coalition. i want to thank su
as well. so, poor people's radio as i used to call it, kpoo when i was a broadcaster in '84, learning quite a bit from j.j. parsons, the general manager, but also joe rudolph, i think donald, one of the broadcasters calls kpoo the house of [speaker not understood]. that is fair to many others that have built the station over 42-year history or longer history. i wanted to say that kpoo has always been my family and my mentors, learning about black studies leading to the third world strike at san francisco state and leaders like arnold and terry collins' leadership of kpoo building broader community and unity among other low-income communities as well to give a stronger voice so kpoo is seen by some as black radio station or african-american radio station. i've always seen it as united people's radio station that really broadcasts the best of our arts and culture and histories of struggle in our neighborhoods as well. i wanted to also say that harrison [speaker not understood] and many of the broadcasters from larry chiu and others that i have trained with over the years in the '80s and
laureate has asked us to introduce poetry into the politics of our city. so, this will be as quick as i can get it. a song for san francisco. and i am delighted that you are considering rebuking our fed who are the nbaa but that come at the end of this. so, i don't want to have too many bells before that. (applause) >>> an increase in homelessness [speaker not understood] because benches were removed elsewhere. why remove benches to take seats away from people who live and breathe in san francisco? and make sitting or lying on the streets an offense? send the homeless to different neighborhoods like playing [speaker not understood]. people need to sit somewhere out of sight cannot be out of his mind and for the car owners who seek a sunday, 1800 citations for parking on sunday, $72 for the city coffers for each offense. bike theft increased and remind me why i bike no longer. three box stolen from me by lock cutting, that was in europe. gangses, violence, theft is universal. neighborhood courts with volunteers, unpaid judges earn money for cities with restorative justice for first offenses.
think is something very admirable. we're using fleet week. we're using the swap cup. we're using all these events to come to town, visitors come to town to raise money for our community. so, i just ask that you continue to support mark. and, again, supervisors, mark, thank you so much for this honor. thank you very much. (applause) >> thank you very much. >>> all right now. (applause) >> thank you. our next supervisor will be supervisor from district 3. >> thank you, madam chair. and, first of all, again, i want to welcome all of you who are here for this wonderful celebration of black history month where we're celebrating heroes, leaders and rock stars, not just within the african-american community, but african-american heroes, leaders and rock stars in our broader san francisco community. (applause) >> and i am honored to recognize one of those rock stars, jamie alison hope, where are you? come on down. so, let me tell you about this woman. and she is someone i've known for years who is a resident of mine in the lower knob hill area. and i knew her professional background and that
it was continue to february 25th. this week at the land-use committee hearing they had the car sharing parking ordinance sponsored by supervisor wiener. he wanted to allow south side spaces such as parking lots that had been in place for at least a year, they wanted the same number of spaces. he wanted to cap the maximum for residential and commercial buildings, and requiring signage for the spaces. he wanted to ensure that these spaces will be allowed for projects not seeking a cu. wanted to provide the planning department with more enforcement excitation power. -- -- our department has been asked to develop the signage requirement for the car share spaces. there were three speakers in opposition and one speaker in support. board president chu expressed concern over enforcement but stated enthusiasm for the potential development of new enforcement measures. it was recommended for approval by the full board. we have a host of new ordinances and hearing requests. first for the commission and the historic reservation commission supervisor wiener has introudced a version of the
join us in the pledge of allegiance? i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands; one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. >> colleagues, we have copies of the january 15th, 2013 board meeting minutes. could i have a motion to approve those anixctionv motion by supervisor campos, seconded by supervisor farrell. without objection, those minutes are approved. madam clerk, any communications? >> i have no communications, mr. president. >> and could you read our consent agenda items 1 through 12? >> mr. president, before doing so, i wanted to present a point of information. this morning our controller mr. rosenfield identified item number 3, the supplemental appropriations specifically the district attorney positions on item number 3 to have originally been rejected by the board and the mayor in the annual budget for the current year. section 3.15 of the administrative code states that when any supplemental appropriation ordinance subsequent to the adoption of the budget for the current year contain
don't pay enough credit to the folks who actually get the things done for us or the projects that we see happening in the city. so, today i just really want to thank you for that, honor you and thank you for being a district 4 resident. thank you. (applause) >> thank you very much, supervisor chiu. -- supervisor chu. i'm really honored to be here today. * first of all, congratulations to you in your new -- going forward in your new assignment. i'm really, as i said, honored to be here. more importantly i want to thank you for the good work you've done for district 4 and all the residents of san francisco. supervisor chu mentioned i'm president of the san francisco african-american historical society. the society is and has been a vital san francisco institution for more than 60 years. when i came to san francisco a number of years ago, the society was the first place that i connected with. it was welcoming and gave me an instant sense of place and belonging. and i'm sure that most of you understand and appreciate the importance of having an institution that validates and supports who
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